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Parkside First Tenn. bank robbed


The First Tennessee Bank, located at 11685 Parkside Drive, was the victim of a bank robbery Friday, Nov. 24.

Witnesses report that at about 5:30 p.m., two white males entered the bank. The first was 40-50 years old, approximately 5-foot-6-inches tall, with short dark hair and a few days’ growth of beard. He was wearing a green knit cap with letters on the front, a dark jacket, black gloves and thick tan-colored, square-framed, clear plastic glasses. He was noticed to appear calm and soft-spoken.

The second man, in his early 20s, was wearing mint green fleece mittens, a mint green fleece hooded sweatshirt, with a tan-colored knit cap. He was about 5-foot-7-inches tall with a very thin build.

The first man handed a blue bank bag to a teller inside of which was a note announcing the robbery and demanding money. No weapon was displayed.

The men left the bank with an undetermined amount of money. They were last seen going on foot toward the Campbell Station side of the bank.

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Tim Hutchison, Knox County Sheriff, are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person who robbed First Tennessee Bank.

Anyone having any information concerning this robbery should call the FBI at 865-544-0751 or the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 865-215-2243.

The public is cautioned not to approach these individuals,

but to immediately notify

law enforcement of their

whereabouts.

 

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